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false's picture
Feb 15th 2016
A haul loop is usually a small piece of webbing attached to the back of some harnesses and will vary in strength depending on its construction. It's usually used on multi-pitch and bigwall routes for attaching a tag line to haul gear, an extra belay device for belaying the second and rapelling, a chalk bag or even a pair of approach shoes. Its use depends largely on its strength, the practicality of the application and your imagination.

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Feb 15th 2016
The maximum lifetime of your harness is provided by the manufacturer on its instructions for use leaflet (which can also be found on the manufacturers website) and may varie due to different materials and methods of construction. Be aware that frequency and intensity of use, abrasion, prolonged exposure to sunlight and harsh environments will increase the natural wear of the harness and reduce its lifespan.... (more)

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Dave Thexton's picture
Climbing Gear Geek
Jul 27th 2015
Hi Mikhael, There are lots of options for children's climbing harnesses available right now. We would recommend a full body harness for younger children even if the added security is purely psychological. It's been a while since anyone in the office has had to wear a kiddies harness so we're are hesitant to recommend a specific one, but if you pushed us we would have to admit that the Edelrid Fraggle seems to tick all the boxes. Hope that helps, Dave

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